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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-904 / LCU-904
LCU-904 was transferred to Thailand and named HTMS Kolam (765)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 17 April 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Leavenworth, KS
Launched, 13 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 17 May 1944
During World War II LCT-904 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 27, Group 80 and participated in the:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Transferred, date unknown, to Thailand, and commissioned into the Royal Thai Navy as HTMS Kolam (765)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-904 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Leyte operation
Leyte landings, January 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" ovl.
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5' (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||Ex-LCU-904 (right) in Royal Thai naval service as HTMS Kolam (765) and ex-LCU-861 (left) in Royal Thai naval service as HTMS Adang (763) moored at the decommissioning ship pier at the Royal Thai Navy Phachunlachomklao Dock Yard, 12 January 2008.
||Photo by NyeNava
There is no history record for LCT-904 / LCU-904 available at Navsource.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 8 February 2008
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